Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

FATHERS WHO SMOKE RAISE THE RISK OF THEIR GRANDCHILDREN DEVELOPING ADHD, STUDY SUGGESTS

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with...

The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations study reveals

THE VICIOUS CYCLE OF TRAUMA: SUFFERING IS PASSED DOWN THROUGH GENERATIONS STUDY REVEALS

A new study found the sons of Union Army soldiers, who did not experience the devastation of the Civil War, had a higher risk of early...

 
 
 
New hope for spinal cord injuries: Silk from moths can be used to stabilize the injury and promote repair, according to experts

NEW HOPE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURIES: SILK FROM MOTHS CAN BE USED TO STABILIZE THE INJURY AND PROMOTE REPAIR, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS

British scientists have discovered a novel method of treating spinal cord injuries: modified silk from the Chinese Oak Silkmoth. By...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

FEDS AND PHARMA SPAR OVER DRUG COSTS IN TV ADS

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan...

 
 
 
More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

MORE THAN 120 KIDS IN 22 STATES DIAGNOSED OR SUSPECTED TO HAVE MYSTERIOUS VIRUS 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid...

Cannabis laws could be relaxed in Britain as panel of experts says they have ‘open mind'

CANNABIS LAWS COULD BE RELAXED IN BRITAIN AS PANEL OF EXPERTS SAYS THEY HAVE ‘OPEN MIND'

The Royal College of Pharmacists will review its opposition to legalising cannabis following a summer of campaigning for oil extract...

 
 
 
Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative grain to rice and maize

BRAZIL'S NEXT BIG GRAIN? RESEARCHERS PROPOSE PEARL MILLET AS AN ALTERNATIVE GRAIN TO RICE AND MAIZE

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

BARIATRIC SURGERY CAN REDUCE HEART ATTACKS, STROKES AND DEATH IN OBESE PEOPLE

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery...

 
 
 
Have you heard of the MIND diet? Learn how to boost your mental health with this new healthy eating plan

HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE MIND DIET? LEARN HOW TO BOOST YOUR MENTAL HEALTH WITH THIS NEW HEALTHY EATING PLAN

Living healthy is a choice that many people want to make. However, choosing an appropriate diet can get overwhelming since there are...

Medicinal cannabis oil will be available on prescription soon

MEDICINAL CANNABIS OIL WILL BE AVAILABLE ON PRESCRIPTION SOON

From November 1, UK laws will change to allow cannabis-based products for medicinal use to be prescribed in England, Scotland and Wales,...

 
 
 
Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

SEVERE OBESITY LEVELS HAVE HIT A RECORD HIGH AMONG YEAR 6 CHILDREN

The proportion of English children who are classified as 'severely obese' is higher than ever this year, with 4.2 per cent - more than...

Man develops breasts and a micropenis after a mysterious condition caused him to lose his testicles

MAN DEVELOPS BREASTS AND A MICROPENIS AFTER A MYSTERIOUS CONDITION CAUSED HIM TO LOSE HIS TESTICLES

The unnamed man, who had the figure of a woman but the face of a male, was diagnosed with vanishing testis syndrome at 42 years old....

 
 
 
Mother, 28, who gave birth in a coma finally woke 23 days later when her son was placed in her arms 

MOTHER, 28, WHO GAVE BIRTH IN A COMA FINALLY WOKE 23 DAYS LATER WHEN HER SON WAS PLACED IN HER ARMS 

Amanda da Silva, 28, from Fortaleza, North East Brazil, suffers from epilepsy and had a seizure while 37 weeks pregnant, which she...

Drinking No 1 Rosemary Water Can Boost Your Memory Up to 15 Percent

DRINKING NO 1 ROSEMARY WATER CAN BOOST YOUR MEMORY UP TO 15 PERCENT

Drinking No 1 Rosemary Water may improve your cognitive and memory performance by up to 15 percent, reveals a new study.

 
 
 
HPV vaccine does NOT make girls more likely to have underage sex

HPV VACCINE DOES NOT MAKE GIRLS MORE LIKELY TO HAVE UNDERAGE SEX

Researchers at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver say they have disproved fears the HPV vaccine would make teenage girls...

Pain after childbirth predicts postpartum depression, study finds

PAIN AFTER CHILDBIRTH PREDICTS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, STUDY FINDS

Doctors have long known that hormonal fluctuations and painful childbirth raise postpartum depression risks, but a new Brigham and...

 
 
 
Neem oil found to be effective at fighting sleeping sickness

NEEM OIL FOUND TO BE EFFECTIVE AT FIGHTING SLEEPING SICKNESS

A study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed that taking neem oil may...

Spending More Time Taking Care of Kids May Increase Reproductive Success in Males

SPENDING MORE TIME TAKING CARE OF KIDS MAY INCREASE REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS IN MALES

Males who spend more time taking care of kids may have higher reproductive success, reveals a new study.

 
 
 
A Quarter of Adults Are Too Inactive, Putting Health at Risk

A QUARTER OF ADULTS ARE TOO INACTIVE, PUTTING HEALTH AT RISK

Over a quarter of the world's adults are putting themselves at greater risk for dementia, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes because...

Would you trust a £200 scanner to check your breasts at home? Ground-breaking new gadgets developed

WOULD YOU TRUST A £200 SCANNER TO CHECK YOUR BREASTS AT HOME? GROUND-BREAKING NEW GADGETS DEVELOPED

Over the past three years, boffins have been focusing on women's health concerns, from fertility and contraceptives to breast cancer...